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Professor Tomoyuki Takahashi
19 Dec 2014
Professor Tomoyuki Takahashi leads the Cellular and Molecular Synaptic Function Unit at OIST.
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19 Dec 2014
Behind all motor, sensory and memory functions, calcium ions are in the brain, making those functions possible. Yet neuroscientists do not entirely understand how fast calcium ions reach their...
Type: Press release
Calcium Channel Clusters on Presynaptic Membrane
19 Dec 2014
This is a freeze fracture replica image showing the voltage-gated calcium channels clusters on presynaptic membrane in rats. The green circles represent channel clusters, and inside each green circle...
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15 Dec 2014
New research published in the journal genesis, by Kenneth Baughman, Dr. Eiichi Shoguchi, Professor...
Type: News Article
15 Dec 2014
A Crown of Thorns starfish, Acanthaster planci, feeding on several species of Montipora corals. The image was taken off the coast of Okinawa near Sesoko Island by Yuna Zayasu, Postdoctoral Scholar in...
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15 Dec 2014
A comparison between echinoderm Hox clusters of the Crown of Thorn starfish and the sea urchin. The Crown of Thorns Hox Cluster show ‘colinearity,’ more closely resembling Hox clusters of chordates.
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10 Dec 2014
Distinguished Professor Hirotaka Sugawara has opened the new Advanced Medical Instrumentation Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University. The unit will apply particle...
Type: News Article
10 Dec 2014
1) The process starts with a boron-containing drug, administered to the body and then accumulating selectively in cancer cells. 2) A neutron beam applied to the affected area interacts with the boron...
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Professor Hirotaka Sugawara
10 Dec 2014
Professor Sugawara, head of the Advanced Medical Instrumentation Unit at OIST.
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10 Dec 2014
New research published in the Proceedings of The Royal Society A by members of the...
Type: News Article

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